Theme Park Design

Author: Steve Alcorn
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781456309725
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Have you ever gone to a theme park and wondered, "How did they do that?" At last there's a book that shows you. Take a peek behind the scenes, with a theme park engineer.

Entertainment Computing Icec 2013

Author: Junia C. Anacleto
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642411061
Size: 77.37 MB
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The Assistant Lighting Designer S Toolkit

Author: Anne E. McMills
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1134650043
Size: 33.16 MB
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Total Landscape Theme Parks Public Space

Author: Miodrag Mitrasinovic
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754643333
Size: 76.27 MB
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Gateway To Engineering

Author: George E Rogers
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285528530
Size: 26.83 MB
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But on that trip, she made up her mind to do engineering workfor theme parks
when she grew up. After achieving her dream of working for Walt Disney World ...
theme parks to create structures for rides and shows. For example, she helped
design a multimedia show in Asia that includes a 360° movie experience. ... The
biggest element weighs about 25,000 pounds. “Behind the scenes there are at
least 10 different mechanisms that work separately to bring the show together,”
she says.

Universal Versus Disney The Unofficial Guide To American Theme Parks Greatest Rivalry

Author: Sam Gennawey
Publisher: The Unofficial Guides
ISBN: 1628090154
Size: 79.46 MB
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He collected materials to show his art directors “and with that simple inspiration,
they went crazy designing the 'friendly' 'alien' Green Planet.”60 The designers
created a whole cast of ... was exactly what Spielberg was looking for. Universal
hired Birket Engineering to develop the goodbye system. ... The sometimes
humorous and at times morbid show took visitors behind the scenes to
demonstrate the latest makeup techniques used in Hollywood. Many of the
elements were lifted from ...

31 Months In Japan

Author: Larry K. Collins
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595345840
Size: 45.66 MB
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That first week I read as fast as possible and also prowled “back-of-house”at both
the Jurassic Park ride and WaterWorld show, learning as much as I could about
how they worked and what went on behind the scenes. Fortunately, other
members of the team (area director, facility design manager, architects and
technical engineers) had been planning the presentation for some time and were
prepared with renderings, diagrams, drawings and sketches for each attraction. I
also became ...

Designing Disney S Theme Parks

Author: Karal Ann Marling
Publisher: Flammarion
ISBN: 9782080136381
Size: 31.52 MB
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In Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the scene that shows the dwarfs' cabin in
the forest has a certain charm and is technically accomplished in the evocation of
pictorial depth, but it is artistically rather vapid compared with the earlier scene
that shows the forest personalized, with an evil will of ... Theme park rides lend
themselves to such dramatization. ... On the way to meet Mickey in his studio, one
sees the labor behind filmmaking and one is invited to admire household
appliances, ...

The Fantastical Engineer

Author: Celeste Baine
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
Size: 56.43 MB
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"Use your Engineering Degree to Entertain Millions." Universal Studios is
bringing our wildly popular, movie- based theme parks to Japan. Our newest park
, situated on 144 acres of Osaka's waterfront, features 18 exciting attractions
patterned after those in our US parks, including rides, live shows and a behind-
the-scenes look at the magic of movie making. There are also three brand new
attractions designed to thrill and entertain Japanese audiences. As we continue
our expansion, ...